Day 1. Lijiang - Zhongidan(Shangrila)
Sightseeing: the First Bend of Yangtze River from a far, Tiger Leaping Gorge Hiking, Dukezong Old Town, Giant Prayer Wheel, Guishan Hill Park
At 08:00am, pick up from Big Water Wheel of Lijiang Old Town, then you'll drive about 60KM to the First Bend on the Yangtze River with imposing gorge scenery, visit the Iron Chain Bridge, the Red Army's Long March Memorial Monument in the Shigu town. The town of Stone Drum got its name from a large, cylindrical, marble tablet shaped like a drum. The scenery is magnificent as the road running through the Lijiang valley which is filled with wheat fields and drying haystacks.
Continue to Visit the Tiger Leaping Gorge, upon arrival, star your trekking from Tina's G.H ---- Half way G.H. ( 1.5hrs ) ---14km point ( 2hrs )
After the trekking, continue drive to Shangri-La (2hrs ) Check in hotel. Then stroll around Dukezong Ancient Town, an important town of the Ancient Tea-horse Trade Caravan from Yunnan to Tibet and India. Walk up to the top of Guishan Hill or tortoise Hill, you will see the largest Prayer Wheel of the world and have a panoramic view of shangrila county and Dukezong Ancient Town.
Overnight: Moon City Hotel Shangrila
Day 2. Zhongdian (Shangrila)-Lijiang
Sightseeing: Songzanlin Monastery, Tibetan Family Visiting, Napahai Lake
Morning star your tour from Napahai Lake, eight kilometers northwest of the county town of Shangri-La. Many rare birds inhabit here among which is the well-known black-necked cranes, the first-class animal protected by the state and a lot of birds circle over the water from September to March of next year. It is also the largest grassland of Shangri-La covered with green grass.
Continue to visit the Ganden Songzanlin Monastery, the largest Tibetan monastery in Yunnan. Songzanlin Monastery has another alias - 'the little Potala Palace ', so named because the whole monastery is in the traditional style with mysterious atmosphere.
Then have a stop at a local Tibetan Family to know about their local life.
After the tour, about 15:00 you will transfer 4 hrs with your Chinese speaking driver to Lijiang.
Upon arrival , drop off you at Big Water Wheel of Lijiang Old Town, service ends.
330USD per person (July, August)
Single room supplement(July, August): 27USD
315USD per person (except July, August, National Day, Spring Festival)
Single room supplement: 20USD
Half for children 2-5 years old
Free for infant
0-2 years old
Or you may send us an email:
- All land transfer and transportation;
- Accommodation with breakfast as listed;
- Entrance fees as listed in the program;
- Skilled driver & Experienced English-speaking guide;
- Travel Agency's Responsibility Insurance;
- Two bottles of mineral water everyday;
- Any domestic and international flight tickets;
- Lunch and dinner;
- Single room supplement;
- Personal Travel Accident Insurance;
- Any optional programs/activities;
- Chinese visa fee;
- Personal Consumption;
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off service;
-Tips for the driver and tour guide;(100RMB per day for the driver;150RMB per day for the tour guide in suggestion.)
Departure Date in 2017:
||03, 13, 27
||10, 17, 28
||15, 22, 29
||12, 19, 26
||10, 17, 24
||07, 21, 28
||11, 18, 25
||16, 23, 30
This tour need to prepay and will charge cost if you cancel or change the tour.
15% of total cost will be charged if you
you cancel or change the tour in advance 50 days.
25% of total cost will be charged if you
you cancel or change the tour in advance 20-49 days.
40% of total cost will be charged if you
you cancel or change the tour in advance 10-19 days.
50% of total cost will be charged if you
you cancel or change the tour in advance 9 days.